Rethinking Equity Markets and the Value of Volatility

Traditional financial theory might suggest that low-volatility stocks are less rewarding than high-volatility stocks, but this may be misleading.

Understanding Trade, Tariffs, and Market Volatility

How recent news about tariffs has impacted capital markets and if investors should look past the trade wars.

Top Concerns for Professional Fund Buyers in 2018

With the return of market volatility, professional fund buyers reveal their top concerns–and how they plan to meet their goals despite them.

Triple Threat: First Quarter Risks for Institutional Investors

Despite facing a triple threat, institutional investors weren’t surprised by geopolitical, interest rate, and volatility risks.

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The New Regime: Volatility Returns to Equity Markets

A look at recent market turbulence and what equity volatility could mean for portfolios

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What’s Fueling Global Markets?

Inflation, rising rates, volatility and Brexit: Market strategists discuss factors and trends fueling today’s global markets.

2018 Outlook: The Active Manager’s Perspective

A panel of Natixis investment managers discuss their market outlooks for 2018

From Niche to Mainstream

ESG is no longer an investment idea whose time will come. It has already arrived.

4 Reasons Why the VIX May Double in the Next Year

Identifying key factors and risks that could cause stock market volatility to increase in the coming months.

Cruise Control or Four-Wheel Drive: Comparing Different Kinds of Smart Beta

A look at the potential benefits and risks of a range of factor-based investing strategies.

Not Your Father’s Index: Understanding Smart Beta Strategies

Not all smart beta strategies are built the same – some utilize a passive index-based approach while others are actively managed.

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The Risk Management Challenge: Investors in Search of Clarity

Financial professionals play a key role in helping investors manage risk and reach financial goals in all market conditions.

Trump Pulls US Out of Paris Climate Pact. Now What?

Economic, environmental, and sustainable impact of the US president’s actions.

Riding the Aftershock: Wholesale Portfolio Manager Survey

How wholesale portfolio managers are finding opportunity amidst geopolitical instability, market volatility, and low interest rates.